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Letters

Sign a waste of funds

Sep 11, 2017 / 12:19 pm

I can’t stop laughing! $7,000 for signs that say, “Please don’t toss the butts”. What a ridiculous use of funds. I am sick of these do...

Avoid high gas prices

Sep 11, 2017 / 11:00 am

Everyone knows that gas stations are going to hike their prices at long weekends in a blatant profiteering move. So, everyone in the region should fill up their...

Fair voting system

Sep 11, 2017 / 9:25 am

I would really like to see a proportional, fair voting system in Canada. Our current system, “First Past the Post”, is based on a winner take all...

Back to school priorities

Sep 8, 2017 / 5:00 pm

As a parent with young children, I know first-hand the important role our schools play in the lives of kids, families and communities. I see my kids'...

Boucherie not a wine trail

Sep 8, 2017 / 1:00 pm

The grand designs put forth by West Kelowna Council to improve Boucherie Road have been put on hold. The plan appears to be to provide an extension to the wine...

Tougher driving laws

Sep 8, 2017 / 10:50 am

For weeks and month and in some cases even longer we read about people that just don’t seem to care about anything. Well I know that this is nothing new,...

It will be paid forward!

Sep 8, 2017 / 9:33 am

On August 30th, a group of 20 (mostly 55+ seniors) got together at Creekhouse Pub for our usual Wednesday happy hour. Our venue has changed, we were all...

Bad news is good stuff

Sep 8, 2017 / 8:11 am

There are legitimate reasons people like to know about and track “bad” news. Its not a fabrication of today's world. Throughout the evolution...

Double taxed?

Sep 7, 2017 / 5:02 pm

I watched with great interest, the announcement on television that B.C. is now toll free as the tolls have now been taken off the Port Mann and Golden Ears...

Designated parking

Sep 7, 2017 / 3:39 pm

Saturday, August 26th, 11:30 AM, sitting in the parking lot at the Westside Walmart in a handicap spot with my handicap sticker hung on the mirror waiting for...

Very happy ending

Sep 7, 2017 / 11:08 am

I just wanted to send in a sincere thank you for posting the "Missing - Emily Robertson " story on Sept 3. The family and I are so grateful that she...

Finnish kids thriving

Sep 7, 2017 / 10:07 am

In a July 25 interview BC Education Minister Rob Fleming said: "I think our government just has a completely different and fresh attitude towards public...

Done with ICBC

Sep 6, 2017 / 2:34 pm

ICBC needs to end. We are paying twice as much as our AB counterparts just to support the government. What they charge and tax for services is outrageous if not...

Kindness paid forward

Sep 6, 2017 / 1:50 pm

Saturday night past we celebrated our anniversary as we have many times, at our favourite restaurant, The Fixx in the mission near Save On Foods. The drink, the...

Overcome by weeds

Sep 6, 2017 / 11:15 am

How would you like this weed infested fire hazard of a park in your neighbourhood? This small linear park is located in the Solterra Ranch subdivision. It has...

Poachers not hunters!

Sep 6, 2017 / 9:30 am

This is clarification concerning the story on the two "gentlemen" that shot the moose. They're not hunters by any means, they're nothing more...

Fire scorched Pressy lake

Sep 6, 2017 / 7:52 am

My family owns two cabins on Pressy Lake near 70 mile house BC. Three weeks ago the Elephant hill wildfire ripped through our lake and destroyed 51 cabins out...

Dogs not at fault

Sep 5, 2017 / 3:05 pm

I have seen numerous stories about anti-freeze soaked items (food, dog toys, etc.) being left around the Okanagan area. I have wondered for ages why and how...

Fire coverage appreciated

Sep 5, 2017 / 12:50 pm

I just wanted to extend a little thank you to your guys for your coverage and updates in the Joe Rich fire. From the beginning you had the story on castanet...

A day for firefighters!

Sep 5, 2017 / 11:48 am

Once these horrific summer fires are behind us we should somehow celebrate our hard working, courageous and dedicated firefighters. Maybe we can declare a...

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